Posts made in February, 2009

Brighton & A Media Scrum

By on Feb 24, 2009 in English League Football | 0 comments

As my train from work pulled into Brighton railway station, the weather felt unseasonably warm. It was the hot air produced in the local press over the last forty-eight hours regarding the replacement of Mickey Adams as the manager of Brighton & Hove Albion. The timing of Adams’ departure was somewhat surprising in that it seemed to come at ten...

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Match Of The Week: Weymouth 0-9 Rushden & Diamonds

By on Feb 23, 2009 in Finance, Non-League | 4 comments

“This was not a football match”, wrote The Non-League Paper’s Chris Dunlavy this morning, “this was a snuff movie”, and never have truer words been spoken. Weymouth Football Club, battered and broken, were forced to field a youth team for their home BSP match against Rushden & Diamonds yesterday, and it was a foregone conclusion...

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Ebbsfleet United: “I Told You So”, Part Two

By on Feb 21, 2009 in Finance, Non-League | 16 comments

It’s difficult to imagine anything that more succinctly captured the perils of the modern game than the MyFootballClub takeover of BSP club Ebbsfleet United. The takeover, which was completed this time last year to a largely unquestioning media fanfare, has proved to be not far short of an unmitigated disaster, with the number of MyFC subscriptions having...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 3

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 3

By on Feb 19, 2009 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

As some of you will already be aware, Thursday night is now Mungo night here on Twohundredpercent. Hmm. I may have to copyright that opening sentence. Tonight’s episode – the third in a frankly endless series – features a fight between two mascots which ends in a golden opportunity for Mungo McCrackas. Can he finally break his duck for Heart of...

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Match Of The (Mid)Week – Luton 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

By on Feb 19, 2009 in English League Football, Finance | 20 comments

When one thinks of pitch invasions at Kenilworth Road, one might be inclined to think of the infamous mass fight between Luton and Millwall supporters at an FA Cup match in 1985. Last night, there was a pitch invasion at Kenilworth Road but there was no violence involved this time, merely an explosion of anger, defiance and celebration at one of the more unlikely...

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